USERRA for Service Members

To assist with understanding USERRA, ESGR has partnered with the Department of Labor to create a list of frequently asked questions concerning USERRA.  These FAQs may help eliminate any problems with your employer by keeping you informed of your rights and responsibilities. 

View the FAQs here.

Other sources for USERRA Frequently Asked Questions are 20 Code of Regulations Part 1002.

5 Code of Federal Regulations Part 353 Additional regulations for Federal Agencies,

USERRA:  38 United States Code Chapters 4301-4335

Non Technical Guide to USERRA

ESGR has provided resources to use as a quick reference when working with your civilian employer and military command.

While preparing for mobilization or demobilization, review these checklists, made available by ESGR.  While not every step is required to maintain reemployment rights, following these steps can help ensure a smooth transition to and from military service.

More helpful links

Sample Letters for notifying employer of upcoming military service and for when returning to duty.

US Department of Labor Veterans Employment and Training Service

Department of Justice

Office of Special Council

US Department of Education: USERRA like protection for students in the military